Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm CDT
's president applies for asylum in the u-s. he came to the u-s with iranian leaders to attend the united nations general assembly in new york city last week. when the iranian delegation went home last thursday, he stayed behind. he claims he's afraid to return to iran because he's believed to be an opponent of the regime. his wife and two kids have escaped from iran for their safety. >> ten years after terrorizing a city and the country. one of the washington d-c snipers is sharing his story and his remorse. lee boyd malvo and john allen muhammad shot 13 people over a three-week period in 2002. the two chose their victims at random then shot them from the modified trunk of a car. ten of the victims died. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo laughed about the shootings when he was arrested, but now says he is haunted by the brutality of his own actions. >>i am sorry. there is no way to express that. what am i going to tell them? >>malvo says there was one particular incident where he wouldn't follow muhammed's orders. he says muhammad told him to kill a pregnant woman, but he couldn'
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
upon which the united nations was founded. republican presidential candidate mitt romney says the u.s. could ease unrest overseas by ending handouts, and linking foreign aid to free enterprise. romney says he and others are troubled by recent events in the middle east and elsewhere. romney spoke this morning at the annual clinton global initiative meeting in new york. president obama will also address the gathering today. >>we somehow feel that we're at the mercy of events rather than shipping events ... a new poll shows 40% of voters are not satisfied with the choices in this year's presidential election. the poll was conducted by the pew research center and the washington post. it was done after the deadly attacks on the u.s. consulate in libya... and hidden camera video surfaced of republican mitt romney. the survey finds democrats are more satisfied with obama than republicans are with romney. only 45% of independent voters are satisfied with either of the candidates. it's national voter registration day.. and local officials are getting out the word that you still have time t
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm CDT
will deliver a strong warning to iran during his address at the united nations today. benjamin netanyahu will issue an ultimatum... saying his country could launch a pre- emptive miltary strike if iran doesn't stop trying to create a nuclear weapon. iran claims it's not developing any nukes. the palestinian president will also adress the u.n. today. he's expected to ask world leaders to recognize palestine as a so-called "observer state." the united nations refugee agency and other humanitarian groups are appealing for nearly half a billion dollars to help those trying to escape the civil war in syria. the agency says 294,000 syrian refugees have already flocked to jordan, lebanon iraq and turkey. that number could reach 700- thousand by the end of the year. there was more shelling and heavy gunfire in several syrian cities today.. and opposition activists say at least 22 more people were killed. the opposition says more than 30,000 have died since anti- government unrest began in march of last year. police have received new most well-known and mysterious disappearances in u.s. history.